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Author Magill, Pete.

Title Build your running body : a total-body fitness plan for all distance runners, from milers to ultramarathoners : run farther, faster, and injury-free / Pete Magill, Thomas Schwartz, and Melissa Breyer ; photographs by Diana Hernandez ; foreword by Dr. Armando Siqueiros.

Publication Info. New York : The Experiment, [2014]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  796.42 MAG    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  796.42 MAG    AVAILABLE
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Description xi, 434 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references index.
Contents Build your running knowledge ; Build your running body--components and workouts ; Build your running program--principles and schedules ; Build your running diet--proteins, carbs, calories, and nutrition ; Build your race strategy.
Summary "Whether you're a miler or an ultramarathoner, if you want a fit, fast, and injury-resistant running body, there's a better way to train than relentlessly pursuing mileage. This easy-to-use workout manual draws on the latest research in running physiology to target all the components that go into every stride--including muscles, connective tissue, cardiovascular fitness, energy production, the nervous system, hormones, and the brain. With the breakthrough whole-body training program in Build Your Running Body, runners will improve their times, run longer and more comfortably, and reduce injury. With more than 150 workouts--from weightlifting and cross-training to resistance exercises and plyometrics--fine-tuned to individual skill levels and performance goals, PLUS: 393 photos that make it easy to follow every step of every workout ; 10 training programs to help runners of all levels integrate the total-body plan into their daily routines ; Interviews with leading runners, exercise scientists, and coaches--learn how elite runners train today ; Race strategy for the crucial weeks leading up to the competition and through to the finish line ; Exercises to prevent injury and rehabilitate common running ailments ; Seasoned insight on barefoot running, the pros and cons of stretching, and other hot-button topics ; Nutrition guidance on carbs, proteins, fats, and weight loss ; More than 30 recipes to speed recovery and cement fitness gains ; Beginners' guidelines every step of the way ; Valuable tips on proper apparel, tracking your progress, and more!"
Subject Long-distance running -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Running -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Running -- Training -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Running -- Physiological aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Runners (Sports) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Schwartz, Thomas.
Breyer, Melissa, 1957-
Hernández Aldana, Diana.
Siqueiros, Armando.
ISBN 9781615191024 (pbk.)
161519102X (pbk.)
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